What is a Variance?
A Variance is a grant of exception from a specific zonning standard when the Planning Commission finds, in those rare instances, that the particular physical surroundings, shape, or topography condition of the property would result in a hardship upon the owner. There are five legal findings that must be made in order to grant a variance.

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2. What is a CUP ?
3. What is a Development Code / Ordinance Code/ Municipal Code?
4. What is a General Plan?
5. What is a Negative Declaration?
6. What is a Parcel Map?
7. What is a Resolution?
8. What is a Setback? How do I know what my setbacks are?
9. What is a Subdivision?
10. What is a Tract Map?
11. What is a Variance?
12. What is an EIR?
13. What is an Ordinance?
14. What is CEQA?
15. What is Zoning?